YOU: A graduate of an MA in journalism or MFA in creative writing. You have experience writing about the business world and/or a broad spectrum of topics such as history, science, etc. You are adept at writing in different tones and voices. You are looking for a part-time opportunity so that you can support another passion project such as a book or special journalistic piece. It would be even better if that was a writing gig that would offer you valuable work experience that could serve as the basis for an exciting and lucrative career.
US: We’re Main Event Digital, a rapidly growing digital marketing agency in Chicagoland. We launched at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to focus on providing website design, search engine optimization, and email, social media, and affiliate marketing for a host of businesses. Most of our clients are in the manufacturing, wholesale, or distributor space and have been forced to rapidly transition online because of COVID.
We are looking for a part-time content writer to write website copy, blog posts, press releases, and more for our clients, in a wide variety of tones and dictions, covering a diversity of subjects, many of them technical.
As an added bonus, we will provide fundamental training to you in search engine optimization and digital marketing. Digital marketing is one of the best and most flexible careers in professional writing, and a job in this field will provide you with valuable experience no matter what your future holds. Working at Main Event will also give you coveted “agency experience,” which is highly sought after by many employers.
This is a unique opportunity that will support your career ambitions on a number of levels. Think of it as an educational fellowship.
- Your résumé and cover letter
- A portfolio of 1-15 writing samples exhibiting the following:
- Your ability to write about a variety of complex topics, such as science, business, technology, politics, history,
- Your ability to write in different tones, dictions, and styles.
- A sample and/or summary of the passion writing project you are working on.
Main Event Digital is a boutique full-service digital marketing agency based in the Chicagoland area. Our core focus is on providing end-to-end digital marketing solutions for manufacturers, distributors & wholesalers. Our services include web design, SEM, SEO, display, mobile, analytics & business strategy. We work with B2C, B2C, ecommerce and lead generation clients. We are an equal opportunity employer who greatly value a diverse mix of backgrounds and experiences.